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Here at The Atlantic Wire, we respect and value the social media editors who share the links that make our jobs easier. Sometimes, though, we have no idea what they're talking about. So after a day of staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorite head-scratchers.



Ladies Arm Wrestling In Williamsburg For Glory, Charity than a minute ago via twitterfeed Favorite Retweet Reply

Brooklyn once again shows how it's different from Manhattan, where the lady arm wrestlers just care about money and wristband endorsement deals.

Who would have thought? Llama poop helped the Incans thrive: | #Trove Llamas channel: than a minute ago via HootSuite Favorite Retweet Reply

In defense of everyone this connection did not occur to: the sheer volume of news on the llama beat means some stories fall through the cracks. This was one of them.

Some thoughts on the #IMF, global injustice and a stranger on a train. #DSKless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

Not only isn't the stranger a stranger, he's not even Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Rather, he's the human embodiment of Europe, France, wealth, power, and colonialism.


 When the most cryptic tweet of the day doesn't come from @BBCNews, we tend to take notice. It also occurs to us that Spanish Opportunity would be a terrific name for The Atlantic Wire's new thoroughbred racehorse.

Expensive Rubbers... Lap of luxury: $56 for a box of condoms? than a minute ago via SocialFlow Favorite Retweet Reply


Let it be said: When New York Post haiku attempts go wrong, they go very, very wrong.

Lars von Trier is not done devouring his foot than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

The foot in question is metaphorical. Though if Von Trier was looking to steal some of the post-Cannes media spotlight from Terrence Malick, this would be one way to go about doing it.

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